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Editorial Operations Manager, UK Consumer Editorial

Bloomsbury Publishing


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the prestigious Bloomsbury Publishing team as an Editorial Operations Manager and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of iconic literature


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£30750 - £36400

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London, UK - Hybrid

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98% Remote- North America

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Expires at anytime

Bloomsbury Publishing, a distinguished independent publishing house since 1986, boasts a rich history of award-winning authors and is the proud originator of the Harry Potter series. With a global presence in major cities like London, New York, and Sydney, Bloomsbury fosters a creative, collaborative work environment that values diversity, ethical practices, and employee well-being.

Role Summary:

  • Support the publication of bestselling and prize-winning books across the Adult, Children’s, and Education sectors.
  • Report to the Head of Editorial Operations and enhance the efficiency of the publishing departments.
  • Develop and implement effective processes and systems.
  • Collaborate with Consumer business colleagues to optimize publishing procedures.

Role Requirements:

  • Understanding of publishing processes and systems.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with multitasking proficiency.
  • Effective communication abilities in both written and spoken form.
  • Preferred experience with Biblio.
  • High IT and systems literacy.


  • Hybrid working pattern (2 days office/3 days home or fully office-based).
  • 25 days’ holiday plus 3.5 days’ Christmas holiday and two Personal Wellness Days.
  • Flexible Fridays and a Season Ticket Loan.
  • Share Save Scheme and AXA Healthcare Plan.
  • Access to in-house Doctor, Eye Care Vouchers, and diverse Staff Networks.
  • 21 Mental Health First Aiders and various Publishing Events and Resources.

To apply, submit your CV and a covering letter via the ‘APPLY NOW’ button to Human Resources by 26 March 2024, detailing how you meet the above requirements.

The Company Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. We are committed to creating a working environment that stimulates creativity and collaboration, is respectful of difference, is inclusive and ethical in its practice, and promotes well-being.

The Role We are looking for an Editorial Operations Manager to work across Bloomsbury’s Adult, Children’s and Education Editorial and Design teams to support the publication of our bestselling and prize-winning books. In this role, reporting to the Head of Editorial Operations, you will be key to the efficient running of the publishing departments and to the creation and implementation of effective processes and systems. You will be working closely with colleagues right across the Consumer side of the business to improve how we do things at every point on the critical path.

Job Requirements A good overall understanding of publishing processes and systems, excellent organisation skills, the ability to juggle a variety of tasks and prioritise effectively, clear, effective written and spoken communication style, experience of working with Biblio (highly desirable), a high level of IT and systems literacy in order to provide the necessary support to the publishing teams.

Benefits Working Pattern hybrid working pattern of two days office-based/three days home-based (or fully office-based if preferred), 25 days’ holiday, 3.5 days’ Christmas company holiday, Two paid Personal Wellness Days, Flexible Fridays, Season Ticket Loan, Share save Scheme, AXA Healthcare Plan (Private Medical Insurance), In-house Doctor, Eye care Voucher Scheme, Company culture – Employee Voice Meetings, Staff Networks (Bloom (BAME), Accessibility, Mental Health, Pride, and Parents, Guardians and Carers) and 21 Mental Health First Aiders trained across the UK offices, Publishing Events and access to free Publishing Resources.

Application Details Please apply with a CV and covering letter addressed to Human Resources (Word or PDF format only) via the ‘APPLY NOW’ button detailing how you meet the requirements outlined above for this role by 26 March 2024.


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